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History of Black Aviators Shared Through Special Exhibit

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 We’ve all heard of Amelia Earhart, but have you ever heard of Bessie Coleman? Both were adventurous young women who soon found themselves captive of the dream, aspiration, and sheer love of … Continue reading

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P-51 Mustang “Tuskegee Airmen” Sustains Damage

DALLAS, TEXAS – The P51C Mustang of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, was involved in a gear-up landing, February 3, 2016, at Dallas Executive Airport (DEA). The aircraft was landing back at DEA, … Continue reading

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Family, Friends & Fantastic Flying Machines… EAA Celebrates 60th Fly-In Convention

by Dave Weiman EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower set the tone for the week to come, July 23 thru July 29, 2012 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with enthusiasm and confidence for EAA’s 60th annual fly-in convention. … Continue reading

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CAF Red Tail Squadron – In Honor of the Tuskegee Airmen

With the release of the motion picture “Red Tails” on January 20, 2012, more Americans are becoming aware of the contributions made by the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, but the effort to educate people started with the “Red … Continue reading

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Lucasfilm’s Red Tails Will Take Flight January 20, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – A high-flying action epic inspired by the heroic exploits of the first all African-American aerial combat unit, the Lucasfilm Ltd. production of “Red Tails” will launch on January 20, 2012, released by Twentieth Century Fox. Red … Continue reading

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